By Emily Chasan NEW YORK, Sept 29 (Reuters) - U.S. consumers are more likely than ever to take fuel costs into account when purchasing a car, DaimlerChrysler executives said at a media roundtable on Thursday. The sight of gas prices as high as $3.50, or even $5.87 per gallon, after two hurricanes hit the U.S. Gulf coast may have finally tested U.S. consumers' resiliency when it comes to gas prices. "We avoided a shock, but the cumulative impact of (several summer price peaks) and the ...
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